“My name is Teodor Vladov. I’m a Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply qualified procurement professional, with over 15 years of experience within the public and private sectors. My specialties include Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Stock Management & Control, Logistics and Tendering and Contracting.”
What was your first course on Alison, and why did you choose it?
I found out about Alison 5 years ago while conducting research. My first course was the Diploma in Supply Chain Management. I chose it as it was the closest match to my career progression intentions.
How have Alison courses affected your career?
Alison definitely helped my career a lot. Firstly, the certifications look well on my CV and this boosts career prospects. Secondly, the knowledge I gained was reflected in my day-to-day work and led to significant improvements in my working processes. And not least, the range of my studies created opportunities for me to give excellent performances in different industries at executive and managerial levels.
What’s your favourite way to relax from studying?
Playing the electric guitar and having fun with my three children.
Where are you working now?
Recently, I started as a Manager at a Logistics and Distribution company that provides services to Amazon. I have more Alison courses that I would like to complete soon. In the meantime, I’m studying for a Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Advanced Diploma.
What’s next for you, in terms of education and work?
I want to continue with my personal development, to up-skill and learn about new techniques and newly developed studies. My career goal is to become a Supply Chain Manager at a top performing company.
If you could learn absolutely anything in the world from an Alison course, what would it be?
Problem solving techniques.
What would you say to someone if they asked you about Alison? Would you recommend it and why?
I already recommend Alison to my peers. It’s a reputable education platform that provides courses with high levels of academic content. I particularly like that the assessments are not made too easy to the students and require at least 80% to pass.